About Us

Chintamani Books is a 501(c)3 non-profit press that was founded to offer teachings to prison inmates and communities in need.

In 2010, we published our first book at the request of several detox patients at the Addiction Institute, who had experienced our inpatient meditation workshops. Since then, we have grown to offer good reads in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation, as well as spirituality. Chintamani Books is also the publisher of Lalitamba magazine.

In addition to the titles we publish, we distribute books published by like-minded presses. We are especially grateful for the generosity of our partner publishers, as this allows us to offer a broad selection of donated books to communities in need.

Chintamani Books’ publications are also available through international distribution channels. Trade sales support new publications and free distribution to communities in need.


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